Rathlin Energy is apparently no longer targeting oil at its two sites at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
Plans to revive oil production at a small site in the Surrey greenbelt were approved this morning.
Opponents of fracking for shale gas have dismissed comments made by IGas about the role of its Misson site in Nottinghamshire in solving the energy crisis.
Rathlin Energy seeks environmental consent for West Newton oil production – despite planning refusal
The company behind one of the largest onshore oil production projects in recent years is pressing on despite being refused planning permission.
More than 700 environmental organisations, climate campaigners, physicians and community groups are asking Ireland to introduce a resolution at the United Nations General Assembly to ban fracking.